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Parksville MakerSpace members ride the rails

New room added for model train enthusiasts; workshop set for Jan. 21

Qualicum Beach makes Expedia’s list of cities to visit in 2018

Expedia Canada surveyed 1,000 Canadians for the list

Victoria airport nearing billion-dollar mark in economic impact

Airport has nearly doubled its passengers and its impact on the economy since 2005

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Money Monitor: Leaving money to a secret beneficiary

Island Health, service providers meeting to talk about used needles in Victoria

Recent public needle-prick incidents prompt call to reduce number of needles found

Nanaimo RCMP looking for video of fatal shooting scene

RCMP investigators are looking for any video of area where man was shot and killed Jan. 13

Mediators appointed to help address issues in IHealth review

B.C. health minister appoints Jane Morley and Jean Greatbatch as mediators

Victoria a hot spot for millennials: new study

City ranks No. 2 for generation of Canadians seeking work-life balance

Thieves vandalize toy car, bring preschooler to tears in Duncan

The toddler from Lake Cowichan always looked forward to going to the Duncan Showroom

Flight cancellations raise North Island concerns

Mount Waddingtonn Regional District pens letter asking Pacific Coastal to reconsider cancellations

Surfing social media costs driver $500

VicPD nabs driver on the phone at red light

  • Jan 17th, 2018

UPDATED: Pellets shot at window of Victoria area B.C. Transit bus

Bus was travelling near Craigflower and Admirals roads Wednesday morning when window was hit

Suicide prompts Yellow Friendship Bench at VIU’s Cowichan campus

Bench program aims to help students with mental issues

Two attempted robberies in Courtenay involving balaclava-clad suspects

RCMP unsure if incidents are related

  • Jan 17th, 2018

Nanaimo hospital program ensures babies get enough hugs

Huggies’ No Baby Unhugged program has launched at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

“Intense” storms coming to Pacific Rim this week

“If you are near the water, it is important to be ‘Coastsmart,’ by staying above the high tide.”